Partisans differ sharply on power plant emissions limits, climate change
Overall, a majority of Americans support stricter limits on power plant emissions, but as with climate change, the views of Democrats differ markedly from those of Republicans.
The real value of a $15 minimum wage depends on where you live
Although most Americans back a higher minimum wage, wide disparities in local living costs make finding an appropriate rate difficult.
Democratic edge in Hispanic voter registration grows in Florida
If current trends hold, Hispanic voters will make up an even larger share of the Florida’s registered voters next year than in past years.
Number of women leaders around the world has grown, but they’re still a small group
Women account for 49.6% of the global population, but just 9.3% of today’s top national leaders.
Major U.S. metropolitan areas differ in their religious profiles
The religious face of America is largely a Christian one, with roughly seven-in-ten Americans belonging to that faith. But some of the nation’s biggest metropolitan areas have a very different look.
15% of Americans don’t use the internet. Who are they?
The latest Pew Research analysis also shows that internet non-adoption is correlated to a number of demographic variables, including age, educational attainment, household income, race and ethnicity, and community type.
The most and least racially diverse U.S. religious groups
The nation’s population is growing more racially and ethnically diverse – and so are many of its religious groups, both at the congregational level and among broader Christian traditions.
5 facts about illegal immigration in the U.S.
The number of unauthorized immigrants in the U.S. has stabilized in recent years after decades of rapid growth. Here are five facts from our latest analysis of this population.
Half of all church fires in past 20 years were arsons
Of the 4,705 reported fire incidents at houses of worship between 1996 and 2015, 2,378, or 51%, have been ruled intentional.
5 facts about the minimum wage
While the idea of raising the minimum wage is broadly popular, efforts to do so at the national level have stalled. We gathered key facts looking at the issue.